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ERIC Number: EJ845244
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 17
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 52
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0255-7614
Students' Experience of Music Learning in Hong Kong's Secondary Schools
Ho, Wai-Chung
International Journal of Music Education, v25 n1 p31-47 2007
An important aim of this article is to show that, although Hong Kong's overall education system has encouraged an integration of global, national and local cultures, there are barriers and difficulties in achieving this goal beyond the implementation of school music education. Data are drawn from a questionnaire with 1806 students (880 boys and 926 girls) attending grades 7-9 in 16 Hong Kong secondary schools. This article elucidates students' experiences of school music and interprets their musical and other experiences. It is argued that the Hong Kong music curriculum does not have the flexibility to be able to adapt to global, national and local cultures. (Contains 2 figures and 4 tables.)
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Hong Kong